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en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Olympic_sports

Olympic sports are sports contested in the Summer and Winter Olympic Games. The 2016 ... A sport or discipline is included in the Olympic program if the IOC determines it is widely practiced around the world, .... In the early days of the modern Olympics, the organizers were able to decide which sports or disciplines were ...

en.wikipedia.org/wiki/2016_Summer_Olympics

The 2016 Summer Olympics officially known as the Games of the XXXI Olympiad and .... Each event was held in one of four geographically segregated Olympic ...... The records were set in archery, athletics, canoeing, cycling track, modern ...

en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Summer_Olympic_Games

The Summer Olympic Games or the Games of the Olympiad first held in 1896, is an ... In each Olympic event, gold medals are awarded for first place, silver medals are ... The modern Olympic Games were founded in 1894 when Pierre de  ...

www.olympic.org/sports

Official list of all summer, winter and historical Olympic sports. Learn about the disciplines, sports and events that are part of the Olympic Movement.

en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Olympic_Games

The modern Olympic Games or Olympics (French: Jeux olympiques) are leading international sporting events featuring summer and winter sports competitions ...

www.topendsports.com/events/summer/sports

Complete list and details of all the Olympic Games sports and events which are part of the modern summer Games.

www.olympics.mu/modern-olympic-games.html

The Olympic Games have come a long way and the Modern Olympic Games committees have added a lot more events than the ancient Greek Olympics of the  ...

www.livescience.com/2782-olympic-events-history.html

Jul 27, 2012 ... Since the birth of the Modern Olympics, a number of events have come and gone. And most of the discontinued sports, listed below, led short ...

www.history.com/topics/olympic-games

The first modern Olympics took place in 1896 in Athens, and featured 280 participants from 13 nations, competing in 43 events. Since 1994, the Summer and ...

www.history.com/this-day-in-history/first-modern-olympic-games

On this day in History, First modern Olympic Games on Apr 06, 1896. Learn more ... In Athens, 280 participants from 13 nations competed in 43 events, covering ...